5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I'm very happy with this drive and I would buy another if I had the need for it. So good, I'm tempted to buy another anyway.
As far as read speeds are concerned, it is actually faster than my 1.5GB 7200rpm drive (which I bought about a year ago and is not a Seagate) by around 15MB/s.
Do the drives get as hot as other models? For once, it's not advetising hype. I often need to swap a disk in my PC after it has been on for several hours, and usually they are far too hot to touch with bare fingers. But I have found that I can remove the low power Seagate drive straight after shutdown without any problems.
Given the capacity it is exceptional value for the price… Read more
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Printer - photo prints are excellent as long as you use Epson glossy photo paper. Tried using HP paper and each photo had the same striped markings (presumably from the roller that carries the paper through the printer) - this paper worked well in my old Epson Picturemate.
Scanner - scanned images are reasonable but not as good as those produced by the Epson V500 scanner.
Also, anything thicker than (approx.) 1cm and the lid doesn't close flat.
The ADF is a complete waste of space. Documents that are smaller than A4 can become distorted and the slightest bit of dirt on the scanner glass can cause streaks in the scan result, noticable more in photos. Glad I didn't buy… Read more